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“Cell” Yourself Saturday Entries & Winners

“Cell” Yourself Saturday Entries & Winners
Throughout the day we will be posting the Saturday entries to the PWP “Cell” Yourself contest. The challenge takes place at PWP’s booth #1209 at the PDN Photo Expo at the Javits Center, where you can arrange the props and lighting of the setup anyway you like. Then mail your photos to contest@pwponline.org and they will be posted, with winners determined at the end of each day. (For complete rules click here) Good luck to all! We look forward to seeing your images. Grand Prize Winner (non-PWP) – Jazalyn Dukes: Second Prize Winner (non-PWP) – Sue Learn: Third Prize Winner (non-PWP) – Angela Santigate: Winner (PWP) Lila Stromer: Regina Sabino: Kat Dinar:   Sabrina Crouch: Nadia Hernandez: Randi Guttenberg: Danielle [continue reading...]

“Cell” Yourself Friday Entries & Winners

“Cell” Yourself Friday Entries & Winners
Throughout the day we will be posting the Friday entries to the PWP “Cell” Yourself contest. The challenge takes place at PWP’s booth #1209 at the PDN Photo Expo at the Javits Center, where you can arrange the props and lighting of the setup anyway you like. Then mail your photos to contest@pwponline.org and they will be posted, with winners determined at the end of each day. (For complete rules click here) Good luck to all! We look forward to seeing your images. Grand Prize Winner – Alina Oswald: 2nd Prize – Winner Lea Jaffe: 3rd Prize Winner – Dagny Gallo Jaffe: Winnie Man: Ben Brown: Darlene DeFour: Camile Arnon: Faigel Kranz: Barb Krzeszowski: Gina Pierson: D. M. Douek: Benedict Cupid: [continue reading...]

“Cell” Yourself! Thursday Winners

“Cell” Yourself! Thursday Winners
PWP is delighted to announce the winners of the PWP “Cell” Yourself contest for Thursday, October 30th. The still life contest was held in the PWP Booth #1209 at the Javits Center, and will run each day throughout the PDN Photo Expo. We want to thank everyone who entered. The pictures are wonderful and all will be posted in the next few days. We look forward to the Friday, Saturday and Sunday entries (new winners will be declared each day), so please stop by and take your best shot! Grand Prize Winner (Non-PWP): Aleksandar Baba-Vulic: Second Prize Winner (Non-PWP): Kathleen DiTanna: Third Prize Winner (Non-PWP): Maria Qualtieri: Grand Prize Winner (PWP): Joan Tesdeschi: D. M. Douk: Gina Pierson: fbkrz: Lisa [continue reading...]

Studio Visit with Mary Teresa Giancoli

Studio Visit with Mary Teresa Giancoli
They work away like bees in a hive, quietly and industriously, in old manufacturing buildings in off-beat sections of the city. Artists, writers, designers, photographers. It’s always fascinating to visit and see work in progress. Recently I caught up with Mary Teresa Giancoli about her photographic exploration of Spanish culture in New York City and Mexico. It’s not surprising to learn that Giancoli has a BA in Italian Culture from Wellesley College and an MFA in photography from Hunter. Her work combines a lush visual style with a deep interest in the customs of distinct Spanish communities. Her grandfather was born in Mexico, and many traditions were passed down through her mother’s side of the family. So it is not surprising [continue reading...]

New Book TransCuba by Former PWP President Mariette Pathy Allen

New Book TransCuba by Former PWP President Mariette Pathy Allen
For more than 30 years, New York based photographer Mariette Pathy Allen has been documenting transgender culture worldwide; in 2004 she won the Lambda Literary Award for her monograph The Gender Frontier. In her stunning new publication, TransCuba (Daylight, April 2014), Allen captures the transgender community of Cuba through 80 vibrant color photographs accompanied by a personal essay, and interviews. Her work focuses on the details of the everyday lives of her subjects engaging with family and friends and the community at large, revealing the growing visibility and acceptance of transgender people in a country whose government is transitioning into a more relaxed model of communism under Raúl Castro’s presidency. Her first book Transformations: Crossdressers and Those Who Love Them [continue reading...]